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    Question To/For

    im confused...
    shall i say
    "To me, she is a pretty girl."
    Or
    "For me,she is a pretty girl."
    ?

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    #2

    Re: To/For

    They're both possible.


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    ic...
    thxs for ur reply :)


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    Hello, my name is Marita, 22 years old, located in Denmark, moved here for one year ago.
    I was living in Norway for 2o years. Born in south Korea.

    Sitting on a computer right now; trying to learn a program.(3d Max)

    I don`t know the words: Spline, sub-object, quad meny.
    This is really frustrating trying to follow the tutorials..

    Pleasehelp me!


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    Re: To/For ?

    To/For?
    When do you use to or for?
    Why do you use to or for?
    I am sitting near a computer and beginning to learnd English.
    Can you help me?
    ok?


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    Re: To/For ?

    Quote Originally Posted by backspace
    To/For?
    When do you use to or for?
    Why do you use to or for?
    I am sitting near a computer and beginning to learnd English.
    Can you help me?
    ok?
    somebody reply him?

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    #7

    Re: To/For

    As a basic rule, "to" is a preposition used to express movement. "For" is used to express time. These are not absolute, inflexible rules, and there are several exceptions, but it's a good place to start for the beginner.

    I went to the store.
    Fred mailed a letter to his mother.
    John can hold his breath under water for three minutes.
    This summer we are going to the Grand Canyon for our holiday.
    Is dinner ready yet? I've been waiting for half an hour!
    When the flood waters came, the people of the village walked to higher ground.


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    Re: To/For

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch
    As a basic rule, "to" is a preposition used to express movement. "For" is used to express time. These are not absolute, inflexible rules, and there are several exceptions, but it's a good place to start for the beginner.
    I went to the store.
    Fred mailed a letter to his mother.
    John can hold his breath under water for three minutes.
    This summer we are going to the Grand Canyon for our holiday.
    Is dinner ready yet? I've been waiting for half an hour!
    When the flood waters came, the people of the village walked to higher ground.
    thxs for reply,friend...

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